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Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

July Textile and Workshop: one day workshops until July 26th and selected times from 10am to 4pm

Contact Hawaii Museum of Contemporary Art for more information at 961-5711

New Men´s Clothing Line

  • Men´s Aloha Silk Shirts
  • New women´s apparel &accesories!
  • Women´s Silk Scarves ,
  • Women´s Silk Haori Kimono Dresses
  • Women´s Silk Shawls
  • and more!!

The Business of Art and the Reality of Art as a Business

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Saturday, July 19, 2014 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

For a lot of artists the business of selling their art does not come naturally.  The unfortunate end of this reality stick often goes untouched because of inexperience, indifference or a classic case of avoidance behavior. Whatever the reason or excuse, if you want to make money from your art, or increase your profits, you need to know more about business fundamentals.

The Art of Julianna Ziegler Rick Ryken & Steve Irvine

Friday, June 6, 2014 - 5:30pm to Thursday, June 26, 2014 - 9:00pm

EHCC/Hawaii Museum of Contemporary Art presents the work of three local artists during the month of June; Rick Ryken, Julianna Ziegler and Steve Irvine.  The show opens on the First Friday, June 6th, 5:30 pm through 9:00 pm, featuring live entertainment and refreshments, and continues through the month to Wednesday, June 26th. Each artist will be showing in a separate part of the main floor of the museum.


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"Raising Silkworms on the Big Island" Howard Takata

Saturday, May 10, 2014 - 10:30am

Avid silkworm hobbyist and respected Big Island biologist, Howard Takata will give a FREE lecture on May 10th at 10:30am on the joys and sustainability of sericulture for the Hawaiian Islands' agricultural community as well as future hobbyists. This lecture is meant to give an overview of the silkworm's life-cycle and needs, and will dovetail nicely with Akihiko Izukura's textile art exhibition, also at EHCC/Hawaii Museum of Contemporary Art in Hilo.

East Rift Art Show

Saturday, February 8, 2014 - 4:30pm to Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 8:30pm

The East Rift Art Show showcases alternative art, such as tattoos and body art, automobile and motorcycle art, painted skateboards, body boards and surfboards, and unusual "found art" creations.

The East Rift Art Show ran from February 8th through February 26th